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A MINIMUM of 4 college/university level literature courses at grade B or above (should include no more than one introductory level literature course). Related courses such as civilisation or other interdisciplinary classes, Freshman Year Seminars or composition/creative writing classes/workshops are not considered for admissions to this course. Applicants should also note that, as with other popular courses, meeting the minimum does NOT guarantee admission. In making admissions decisions preference will be given to students who achieve above the minimum requirement with the typical visiting student admitted to this course having three to four literature classes at grade A. ** Please note, this course is a 10 credit course and consists of lecture/workshops only ** ** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Office directly for admission to this course **
SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
The course will examine a range of techniques of versification and forms of eloquence in the poetic canon. It will provide an overview of the historical development of these forms and techniques, while focusing on ways of reading specific texts.Techniques studied include metre, rhythm and scansion, and such elements of poetic language as diction and metaphor.
College of Humanities and Social Science
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
This article was published on Feb 24, 2012